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In the long run, says Paul Diacre, the best lard turns rancid.
As a cauldron upon a large fire boils when it is melting the lard of some fatted hog, and the lard keeps bubbling up all over when the dry faggots blaze under it--even so were the goodly waters of Xanthus heated with the fire till they were boiling.
I'm hoping that by the time I'm back from my 'glamping' holiday (in a to-die-for Cath Kidston yurt, darling) lard will be the new cupcakes.